Category Archives: A little greener

Ditch Plastic Bags

As part of the drive to ditch plastic bags, I have created free crochet patterns for a market bag, and a fruit ‘n’ veg bag. Continue reading

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Off-grid shopping list – Electricity-free Groundfridge

We’re always on the lookout for products and ideas for our off-grid future.  Although we are keen to do things the old fashioned way, and are very happy to put in the labour, we don’t want it to be a gruelling historical … Continue reading

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An Island of our own…one day…maybe!

Our dream is to live a fairly isolated existence and I’m always keeping an eye out for such properties that come up for sale.  It’s daft to be looking right now, as we won’t be moving until my husband retires … Continue reading

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Wood burner – free heat!

We live in a 1930’s house, which was extended by the previous owners.  The original part of the house had open fireplaces and, presumably, had a stove in the kitchen.  When we moved in, only the lounge and dining room … Continue reading

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